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. thank you, steve. >>> it is 7:11. edward snowden is on the move. what finally caused the nsa leaker to leave the moscow airport and what we know about his new locations. >>> and more shocking demands by san diego's mayor. why his lawyers are still insisting the city pay his legal fees. the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. with qualifying bundles. we're new to town.ells. welcome to monroe. so you can move more effortlessly... we want to open a new account: checking and savings. well we can help with that. we tend to do a lot of banking online. you play? yeah discover a mobile app that lets you bank more freely... and feel
. what was found today by bug- sniffing dogs. and: the n-s-a leaker reveals another huge government surveillance program. that can track everything down. to your google searches. >> pam: new tonight at eight. new flight restrictions at sfo are now in place. they come after the crash of asiana flight 214. and only involve international flights landing at the airport. kron 4's scott rates shows us how those new restrictions work and what passengers are saying about them. >> reporter: the faa is taking this after seeing these new khorana's of protesto arounds and let me show you up to the sky these two aircraft coming up for normally, these could be a landing simultaneously, side by side. however, with the new regulations, they have to be staggered. and you can see the aircraft in the background will land after that first aircraft has already touched down at the faa has sense that this is hoping to minimize pilots and distractions. and the big question are we seeing flight delays? the faa says " no ". and it is not clear however, passengers say absolutely. >> how long has been delayed
searchs claims about another nsa program and the response from the white house. >>> an ohio ariel castro. and holding three women hostage for ten years. what else is expected to happen in that courtroom. >>> good morning. traffic on 237 looks good. more about the morning commute ahead. >>> 5:14. and sentencing day for kidnapper ariel castro he helped three -- held three women captive for ten years. prosecutors will tell us more about his daily assaults on amanda berry. michelle knight and gina dejesus. and it is from entries found in diaries they were keeping. they are out to prove that he a monster. he is the worst of the worst. he is a -- the most violent predator that can be offered. the victims will be difference a chance to speak. castro will be giving a long statement about his life saying who he is. it could take up to four hours. and he will be serving life in prison plus a 1000 years that's all part of a plea deal. >>> we have developing news in the case of edward snowden. he has left the airport in moscow and entered russia. he just received papers granting him a one year tempo
not meet the family until the 15th month after the pregnancy. >>> the nsa is revealing that information to illustrate how when it is seeking specific materialt data from average civilians can be collected inadvertently. the court has revealed the tactics after the nsa admitted to collecting some 150,000 e-mails with no ties to terrorism. the court ordered the nsa to limit the information it collects and how long that information is kept. >>> a family based risk. >>> in health matters the biggest study of its kind when it comes to autism. >> specifically how it effects families. let's bring in scott budman. this is something a lot of people here in the bay area pay very close attention to. >> you are absolutely right. studies found a rise in cases of autism in centers of technology like the bay area. this shows the likelihood of a sibling of an autistic child also having autism. instructors work with students providing programs with individuals with autism helping the kids and their family. they are also reacting to a recent study from denmark that children who have an older sibling with
from edward snowden. the report shows the nsa broke privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of time each year since congress gave the surveillance agency proud, new powers in 2008. "the washington post" says they got a response from an official saying the nsa is a human-run agencies and often times workers find themselves on the wrong side of the line. president obama had a panel of outside intelligence advisers. but that panel of 14 is now down to four people and the white house says last week it's turning to brand-new, and still undetermined outside experts to look over the nsa's actions. there is a special court that's designated to oversee these surveillance agencies. how the nsa went against court orders -- when i see you at 8:15. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there's new developments surrounding snoerden. he's accused of downloading materials about u.s. and british spying programs while he was working last year for dell. intelligence agencies say he left dell for a government contractor in march to specifically get access to more top-event files. in
of this program the nsa has access to everything you've done on the internet. the nsa says it's the widest sweeping region for gathering intelligence on the internet. it has led to the capture of hundreds of terrorists. the director of the nsa was the keynote speaker at a hacker convention in las vegas. during his comments he was heckled. >> why should we believe you're not lying to us now? >> i haven't lied to congress. >> he said the nsa surveillance programs are crucial and they are only used to track down terrorists, not spy on americans. >>> a bill to cut the costs of student loan fors >>> a bill to cut the costs of student loan for for millions i headed to the president's desk. the bill links the interest rates to the financial markets. right now most students are paying an interest rate of 7% on their loans. if signed into law, the bill will drop the current rates to about 3.8%. however rates could increase if the economy improves, but are capped at 8.25%. >>> president obama's health care overhaul has turned into a big win for a silicon valley company. the government just gave e-he
. the secret program called x key score details in these classified nsa documents apparently leaked by edward snowden. >> they have multiple ways to get at all your information, phones that you mail, your web browsing. >> reporter: mark klein blew the whistle on the nsa several years ago for mining internet and email records through at&t san francisco office and today with x key score and new technology -- >> they can store a whole dossier on everybody in the country going back years. it's frightening. >> reporter: government surveillance versus privacy took center stage at a talk tonight in oakland. x key score experts say has a massive infrastructure with hundreds of servers around the world. u.s. intelligence officials don't even need your email address to monitor your online activity. the electronic frontier foundation says it's illegal for intelligence agencies to monitor americans without a warrant. >> the government gets access first and then proves that you did something wrong second. it's not supposed to be that way. it's supposed to be the other way around. >> reporter: some say it
after former nsa contractor. a major internet hardware company is laying off 4,000 employees. david louie joins us now with details how he is speen yauj is going to cut workers. david? >> those 4,000 layoffs represent about 5% of the global work force. many of those 4,000 point the finger of blame at edward snowden. >> now, they've been+'n getting banned with a lot of countries and i think they're anticipating a major fall out. >> the tech analyst is battling a perception they might have secret codes embedded to allow nsa to spy overseas that. can impact sales fueled by revelations by former nsa contractor snow den. >> when there are rumors of china doing the same thing, congress banned to do the same thing sort of blocking sales now nsa has been found to do this. >> this with economic weakness could be why they weren't allowed to meet expectations reporting higher profits today but with future growth projected 2% lower, cisco stock price dropped 10% in after hours trading. cisco has almost 17,500 employees global head count is 75,000. the company has a history of layoffs added 7500
. a check of the numbers coming up. and this morning n-s-a leaker edward snowden was finally able to leave the moscow airport after being held there for more than a month. details on why he was released, coming up. >>darya:a second bart strike is looming as union contracts are set to expire on sunday night sending union workers back to the picket line, and leaving hundreds of thousands of bay area commuters stranded come monday morning. kron fours mike pelton is live at west oakland where negotiations are set to fat resume today. good morning mike. >>: here you can see bart and its labor unions by now you know when of the biggest issues on the two sides are pay increases. they want to offer any percent raise but the workers are asking for a 21 percent raise over the same period with his three years. both sides said both proposals they receive financial we don't make sense. they have agreed to meet each day this week and hopes to find some common ground. >>: until we make progress on both a safety proposals that the union has advanced to which the district has had no response and to t
classified information about the n.s.a.'s surveillance program. he was at the russian airport, the now airport but we are getting this breaking news that the former spy agency contractor has now got were the paperwork necessary to leave the airport and get the temporary one year asylum in russia. >> we are will getting our first look at the fix for broken bolts on the new east were span of the bay bridge. crews are rating to get the repair project done. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is in the newsroom. katie? >> we were able to go inside the machine shop where the parts are being fabricated. look at these models, helping you see the fix. the saddle is in purple on the broken rods and steel is threaded through the layers of the saddle and pulled type to clamp the rod. look at the manufacturing. you can so a 3" steel slab rolled into a u shape and another machine is carving out the trough the tendons written through. the engineers explains the process. >> it is tight with a lost stretch and you want to relax it. so what you do is put if this fixture, heat it up, relieve the stress. >
>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> breaking news at 6:00. n.s.a. leaker, edward snowden, leaves the moscow airport. his lawyer reveals his new location. >> only four days until a second possible bart strategic. today's union employees will try to rally support from the public. >> in ohio, the man who held three women captive for a decade in cleveland will learn his fate from a judge, with sentencing for ariel castro in minutes. >> thanks for joining us. >> it is looking different this morning. >> the extra sunshine from yesterday spilled over the clearness overnight with clouds just now coming back. why think they will hang around along. it is dry this morning. no drizzle. no mist. our day planner around the bay, clouds are gathering and temperatures are holding in the low-to-mid 50's. we will be in the low to mid-60's by noon and cleaner air today with blue in the sky rather than the haze and 70. low-to-mid 60's in the evening. next it will hours inland, temperatures are 56 but there are areas in the north bay in the 40's with temperature around 70 at no
, the reason the n.s.a. secret surveillance program could be big we than first shot. >> stunning sculpture unearthed earth that is almost 1,500 >> covering fremont, palo alto, north bay and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> we want to give you another look at the fire that is burning out of control in southern california. look at this, flames have scorched 6,000 acres. zero percent contained. new we evacuations have been ordered and 1,500 are out their home and a dozen structures are destroyed. the secret government surveillance program exposed by n.s.a. leaker edward snowden could be more broad than thought. today's "new york times" reports the n.s.a. is searching e-mails and text messages for those who mentionness about phoneers under surveillance. they thought the n.s.a. only looked for people in direct contact with phoneers unsurveillance. the n.s.a. is not directing the new report but a spokesman tells "new york times" this is lawful and only meant to gather information about foreigners, not americans. >> the navy is announcing the nuclear submarine damaged by fire a year ago will n
reports, an internal audit shows nsa regularly overstepped its legal authority. kyla. >> reporter: documents show the nsa monitored americans and foreign intelligence without authorization. the washington post broke this story the newspaper says nsa leaker edward snowden provided journalists with top secret documents earlier this summer. the paper work thousands of times a year they broke privacy rules. most incidents were unintentional but one case reveals they intercepted a large number of calls made here in washington, d.c. because of programming error confused the local area code 202 for simply 2-0. that is the dialing code for egypt. dianne feinstein chairs the committee. she says they need to do more to make sure the nsa operations are appropriate. those details when i see you around 7:15. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there are also new developments surrounding nsa leaker edward snowden. he's accused of down loading materials about u.s. and british ease dropping programs while working for dell last year. intelligence agents say he left dell for a
. protesters declare a day of rage. >>> a new report says the nsa broke privacy rules thousands of times a year. >>> and meet the woman who could become the nfl's first full-time female official. >>> first, this week's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> you can really feel the tension, the stage is set for more clashes, for more violence. >> egypt braces for a day of rage. thousands of muslim brotherhood supporters pour into the streets. >> authorities have told riot police they can use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions. >> our tra diditional cooperati cannot continue when civilians are being killed in the streets. >> "the washington post" found the national security agency breaks privacy rules and oversteps legal boundaries thousands of times a year. >> still a mystery, what cautioned the u.p.s. cargo plane to crash in birmingham? >> federal investigators say there's no evidence the plane was on fire or suffered engine problems. >> a strong earthquake in new zealand this morning. no injuries are being reported. >> a great-grandmother claims bob filner forced
summit with russia's president. snowden who admits leaking details about nsa programs is wanted in the united states to face espionage charges. no word on where he is tonight. his attorney says his location will be kept secret for security reasons. the temporary asylum can be extended indefinitely. >>> perfect controversy. sales of "rolling stone's" magazine with the alleged boston bomber doubled over last year. the magazine featuring dzhokhar tsarnaev was boy cocotted by stores, but the magazine has doubled its sales from a year previous. the boston bomber killed two people on the initial day and another officer later. more than 260 were also injured, including a 12-year-old boy. >>> the clock stuck 12:01 this morning and gay marriage became legal in two more states, minnesota and rhode island. they're the 12th and 13th u.s. states to recognize same-sex marriages. in minnesota, you see it here, couples began exchanging vows at midnight with the mayor of minneapolis officiating. the national gay rights group freedom to marry estimates that about 30% of the u.s. population now li
at the nsa why the president says whistle blower edward snowden is not the reason behind the overhaul.  battle over civil rights over seas. one lawmaker wants to keep california investments out of russia. >> a man behind a bizarre >>> president obama says he's encouraging vladimir putin to think forward instead of backward as they try to improve strained relations between the two countries also today obama pledged more oversight at the national security agency's surveillance programs. abc 7 news has more from washington, d.c. on today's white house news conference. >> out of the gate the president announced a series of reforms for the controversial nsa surveillance program. >> we can and must be more transparent. >> that includes a civil liberties officer at nsa, a new commission to review intelligence programs and coordination with congress to review program collects telephone records. >> it's not enough for me as president to have confidence in the programs. the american people need to have confidence nem as well. >> the president insisted change woz have taken place even if edward
attack. >>> new revelations about the nsa surveillance programs and your e-mails. >>> right after the break, siblings and the autism study that has the bay area talking. >>> there's a new study about autism that may answer questions or raise concerns. >> especially if you live in the bay area. >> reporter: here's the stat for you. for the country, one in 88 kids is diagnosed as autistic. in some parts of the bay area that number rises to as many as 1 in 55 kids. there may be a way to predict if your next child is diagnosed as autistic. >> the pacific center for education works closely with kids who have autism and helps parents many of whom ask if i have one autistic child is it more likely that i will have enough? the answer may be yes. that doesn't mean it's time to panic. he says it means it may be time to prepare. >> if you can get attention to the child early on with early intervention therapeutic services there is a good chance you can avert a more serious case of autism by helping the development start. >> reporter: he says working early with kids as early as 10 months old
dianne feinstein will be meeting at the white house about the nsa surveillance. we're live in the news room now with more on the meeting today and news of another secret program. >> reporter: dave, the same reporter who releasing specifics on another program. the guardian's glen greenwald said that with the xkeyscore it collects as much activity as it can and search teams used on the internet. the nsa assured lawmakers that are tiny fraction are looked at by officials. and the chairman of the judiciary committee determined whether the patriot act allows this. >> based on the secret interpretation every statute that does not appear to authorize those. and it will be next. >>> with the head of the nsa toll about reading e-mails when i see you next. >>> live in washington. a lawyer has ignited the latest controversy in the scandal. it should foot the bill against the harassment lawsuit. the lawyer says that's because the mayor never received state required sexual harassment training. the council voted to deny the mayor money for his defense. >>> there is a new development in the scandal h
. supporters of the nsa suggested the embattled agency is the source of the intelligence. >> the goods news is we have picked up intelligence what we do what nsa does. >> the nsa program is proving its worth yet again. >> reporter: the threat is said to have originated in yemen, where the u.s. embassy now looks more like a fortress. in the face of terror, americans on high alert. though the alerts are focused overseas, washington and new york are stepping up security as a precaution. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> coming up next, a shift in power in iran, could be a big change in the country's nuclear ambitions. >>> bay area gas stations won bragging rights this weekend, a lucky powerball player who bought a tick threat won quite a bit more than that we will show you. >>> and we are watching low clouds spilling back across san francisco, which will bring us some drizzle as we head into tomorrow morning and it could also bring temperatures that are even cooler than the ones we are seeing outside right now. pretty mild this time of year. look at your 7-day forecast when we come right
of people are about to lose their jobs at the nsa because of the leak by edward snowden. >>> it's opening night for a controversial bikini club in the south bay. so... [ gasps ] these are sandra's "homemade" yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? maybe. rich chocolate chips... i just wanted you to eat more fiber. and then the awards started coming in, and i became addicted to the fame. topped with chocolaty drizzle... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. [ male announcer ] fiber one. fiber beyond recognition. try new fiber one peanut butter protein bars. >>> major changes at the national security agency. after former contractor, edward snowden leaked those classified documents and information. the nsa intends to eliminate about 90% of its 1,000 system administrators. this in order to reduce the number of people with access to secret information. the nsa didn't they when they will make the cuts. they say it was planned before snowden leaked the information. >>> more precaution. late today, the state department ordered nonessential staff to leave the consulate in pakistan. the u.s.
snowden and published by the "washington post" claim the nsa has broken privacy rules and overstepped its legal authority thousands of times since 2008. the "washington post" also says an internal audit shows nearly 3,000 incidents in just one year. >> we definitely need more oversight. we need more public reporting. we need more transparency. it's no longer a tenable position for the nsa to say trust us. >> i totally reject those kind of claims. >> the head of the senate judiciary committee patrick leahy says since the nsa is not giving straight answers he'll open a senate hearing after the summer break. >>> now to the latest developments in egypt. it's been a day of rage. dozens of people were killed in confrontations with security forces. and demonstrators gathered by the thousands. the protests came just two days after egypt's military ruler ordered his forces to clear protest camps. at least 638 people were killed and 1,000 more were wounded. nbc's ayman moden reports. >> reporter: for the third straight night the government has imposed a curfew on the capital, cairo, and cities all
declassified information about the secret n-s-a spying program. just how easy it is for the government to start collecting stuff about you. >> catherine: but first -- o-j simpson gets partial parole. it's a bit of a break - but it does 'not' mean he's getting out of prison yet.. i'll have the story right after the break. >> and the giants closer brian will some after he has signed with the dodgers. coming up, brian wilson, what he has to say. >> the bed bug scare in burlingame is the reason why [ male announcer ] you know that sizzler grills the world's best steaks. but did you know we've also mastered three incredibly craveable pastas? sizzler's new incredibly craveable combos for just $10.99, right now. first wait till summer. then get the cars ready. now add the dodge part. ♪ ♪ the dodge summer clearance event. right now get 0% financing for up to 72 months and no payments for 90 days on all dodge vehicles. >> catherine: to his 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery case. it doesn't mean he's getting out of prison -- but it 'does' mean his sentence has been reduced. how did o-j simpson get h
obama, what he's promising in the wake of the nsa leak. >>> it's not a sky is falling report but a new epa cal study says the effects of climate changing becoming more apparent here in california. what's causing oceans to rise and fires to blaze more viciously than ever before? a reality check is next. >>> also on the run but maybe not for long. a major development in the search for a san diego teenager and a man who allegedly kidnapped her. >>> that blue nissan versa that was a part of this week's four-state amber alert was found this morning in a remote location in idaho. the car belongs to murder suspect james dimaggio. wednesday witnesses on horseback reported seeing a man and a teen girl matching the description of dimaggio and 16-year-old hannah anderson. authorities in san diego county where the girl is there are now assisting local and federal authorities with this search. >> the search will consist of aerial resources, people on horseback, experienced obviously deputy sheriffs and other law enforcement personnel from that area that know the terrain and all the resources of the
in silicone valle, after former nsa contractor, edward snowden leaked information. cisco is laying off 4,000 employees. we have details now on how it's causing job cuts. >> ever since the nsa thing they have been quietly banned in a lot of countries and i think they are anticipating a major fall off as a result. >> tech analyst said that kicis is battling the idea that they have codes in their technology that allows spying overseas. >> when there were rumors of china doing the same thing, congress moved to ban much of the chinese imports in companies in the u.s., and they blocked chinese sales. now that u.s. has been found to do it, china is saying if you can do it we can to. >> cisco reported higher quarterly profits today, but with future growth projected to be about 2% lower than expected. cisco's stock price dropped 10% in after hours trading. cisco is not saying where the layoffs will occur, the global head count is 75,000. the company has a history of layoffs even as it added 7500 workers. last summer, layoffs inspected 1300. it will free up money to spur growth opportunities. cisc
exposed by n.s.a. leaker edward snowden and it is much more broad than first thought. >> google and football could make a play to be part of the >> covering cupertino, wine country and all bay area this is abc7 news. >> taking a look from our mount tamalpais camera, a beautiful wednesday morning. mike nuclear -- mike nicco will have the latest the. >> bo biden has been admitted to a cancer center in houston, he has a mass on his brain he was hospitalized after feeling weak on a long drive to indiana after being treated at hospitals in chicago and philadelphia, the 44-year-old biden unwent tests in houston and suffered a mild stroke in 2010. >> new this morning the federal government is working on a new surveillance camera system that would automatically be able to identify people by their faces. "new york times" today reports that the department of homeland security is testing the project called biometric optical surveillance system that is reportedly not ready for use but critics are sounding an alarm saying rules need to be set on how the new technology will be used. >> also,
recommendations about the nsa greaterring communications between americans unlawfully for years. the national security agency collected an estimated 56,000 emails and other electronic communications each year that were entirely domestic. the judge suggestioned the nsa violated the law against spying on americans. the nsa said the data collection was unable to separate information that only involved americans. >>> video from rebel organizations showed dozens of people sick and suffering and they do not show any obvious signs of wounds. the rebels say at least 100 people died, many of them women and children. if the use of chemical weapons is confirmed it would add pressure on the united states to get more involved in the conflict. >>> japan is facing a new disaster at the fukushima nuclear plant. about 80,000 gallons of highly radioactive water has leaked from a holding tank, and may have reached the ocean. the fukushima plant was badly damaged in that tsunami in 2011. three reactors had meltdowns. >>> a german woman, who was attacked by a shark in hawaii has died. she had been on life support
about the nsa greaterring communications between americans unlawfully for years. the national security agency collected an estimated 56,000 emails and other electronic communications each year that were entirely domestic. the judge suggestioned the nsa violated the law against spying on americans. the nsa said the data collection was unable to separate information that only involved americans. >>> video from rebel organizations showed dozens of people sick and suffering and they do not show any obvious signs of wounds. the rebels say at least 100 people died, many of them women and children. if the use of chemical weapons is confirmed it would add pressure on the united states to get more involved in the conflict. >>> japan is facing a new disaster at the fukushima nuclear plant. about 80,000 gallons of highly radioactive water has leaked from a holding tank, and may have reached the ocean. the fukushima plant was badly damaged in that tsunami in 2011. three reactors had meltdowns. >>> a german woman, who was attacked by a shark in hawaii has died. she had been on life support since la
's attack. >>> the national security agency has gathered more emails than previously disclosed. the nsa yesterday declassified three court rulings which showed the agency read as many as 56,000 emails from americans not connected to foreign terrorists. the nsa says it was an unintended consequence when it gathered bundles of internet traffic that was connected to terror suspects. the foreign intelligence surveillance court ordered the agency to find ways to limit what it collects and how long it keeps it. >>> day after bradley manning was sentenced for leaking classified information he is reportedly writing president obama now to ask for a pardon. he is telling news agencies he plans to live the rest of his life as a woman. manning's lawyer says the letter will explain why manning gave top secret documents to the website wikileaks. manning was sentenced yesterday to 35 years in prison. he will be eligible for parole in 7 years. >>> the city of san diego reached a tentative deal with bob filner the mayor who admitted to inappropriate behavior toward women. details are being kept private
a summit with russian president vladimir putin payback for giving asylum to nsa leaker edward snowden. we'll have more on the strained relations. plus, u.s. drones take out more suspected terrorists in yemen as the government there claims it has stopped planned attacks by al qaeda. we'll have the latest tonight on the "cbs evening news." that's at 5:30 right after kpix 5 news. ,, ,, i want you to know stuff i want you to be kind. i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. to speak my language. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. quiero que me hagas sentir segura. i want you to be awesome. that's the doctor i want. at kaiser permanente, we want you to choose the doctor that's right for you. find your perfect match at kp.org and thrive. i'm gonnhave to ask you to popower down your little word game. think your friends will understand. oh...no, it's actually my geico app.see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? fr the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside aistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a a little too good
to reform parts of those controversial nsa spying programs even though he says the spying is being done within the law. one change involves creating an independent attorney to challenge the government before the secret court that approves surveillance efforts. the president also wants more transparency overall. he plans to have an independent group of experts review the government's intelligence technologies and the president also voiced his opinion about nsa leaker edward snowden. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. as i said in my opening remarks, i called for a thorough review of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made these leaks. my preference -- and i think the american people's preference -- would have been for a lawful orderly examination of these laws. >> on the same subject, we're learning top executives from bay area tech companies met with the president yesterday. representative from apple, google and at&t met at the white house to discuss their concerns about government surveillance and digital privacy. the tech companies are worried that information dem
. >>> the fallout from the nsa scandal is growing this morning. the washington reported the agency broke privacy rules thousands of times since 2008. >> "the post" cited an internal audit and other top-secret documents reportedly obtained from former contractor edward snowden. on cbs "face the nation" sunday california congresswoman jackie spear said it revealed what she calls extraordinary misdeeds. >> there is failed oversight now. the fact there's all this active going on that we don't know about. they spoon feed to the intelligence committees of both houses what they want to tell them. for any of us to say that we know what's going on in the nsa i would find very suspect. >> our senior correspondent john miller served in the office of the director of national intelligence. he spoke with the nsa last night. welcome back, john, good morning. >> good to be back. >> good morning. >> is this failed oversight? what kind of oversight is it? >> this is very frustrating for the people of the nsa. because their view on this is that this is successful oversight. they said, you
the president didn't count on including the leaking of this nsa program, the series of programs he's got to defend and try to reform. you mentioned gun control, other issues. i also think he has some of these interact problems especially with issues like immigration. this is the legacy item, this is a big campaign item and it does not appear to be heading in the direction that the president would want, let alone the fact you refer to the budget and continuing to fund the government, that comes up in september. we could see repeat then of fights we've seen over the last couple of years. >> in his news conference president obama practically dared republicans to shut down the government. is the president gearing up for a showdown with congress when it returns in september? >> i think he is. i think there's a different strategy too. i think you're seeing it from the president who's out there traveling around saying that they want to -- republicans want to cut programs that are necessary for people, that the sequester is an undue burden, part of an irrational scheme of cutting spending in was
after nsa leaker edward snowden made it into russia. white house spokesman jay carney said president obama is extremely disappointed that russia approved his asylum request which is good for one year. his lawyers showed the government paperwork that allows his client to leave the moscow airport. snowden spent more than a month living there waiting for his papers. the u.s. has demanded that russia send snowden home to face prosecution for espionage. the president vladimir putin dismissed the request. >>> secretary of state john kerry is expected to resume high-level talks in pakistan today working on a security agreement that would allow american forces to stay in afghanistan beyond 2014. the move is to reassure the united states is not abandoning the region. no word on how many troops would remain but kerry says americans would train afghan forces and carry out commando raids against terrorist cells. >>> a kidnap victim stood up to her tormenter today in court. >> day turned into night, night turned into day. years turned into eternity. nobody should ever have to go through what i we
with president putin over russia's decision to grant asylum to nsa leaker edward snowden. plus, a new suspected american drone strike on al qaeda. >>> the surprising heart procedure for former president george w. bush. >>> the chef leading michelle obama's fight against childhood obesity. finally good news. >>> we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> this radical violent extremism is still out there. >> president obama warns the nation of a global terror threat. >> another possible drone strike in yemen overnight. >> strikes are an effort to disrupt an al qaeda terror plot. >> the g-20 summit is in st. petersburg. >> i will be going there. >> however, president obama canceling a meeting with vladimir putin. >> saying he was disappointed russia granted asylum to the nsa leaker. >> former president bush home from the hospital after a heart procedure. doctors inserted a stent to clear a blockage. >> senators graham and mccain during their visit to cairo urged both sides to start talking and stop fighting. >> days away
granted asylum to n.s.a. leaker edward snowden. he could face questions of the terror threat that led to a global travel warning. he will depart for eight day vacation with the first family at martha's vineyard. we will carry the news conference hive in a special report starting around noon. >> thousands of music fans are pouring into golden gate park to kickoff the first day of the music festival including paul mccartney headlines and 9" nails and features outstanding food and wine. the tickets are all sold out. >> if you are headed into the city you will have a lot of company because it starts at noon at golden gate park and thousands of 49er fans will descend on candlestick park with the giants playing the baltimore orioles at 1:05 and the south america's cup semi finals are at the embarcadero. everyone is urged to leave cars at home and take mass transit. >> for all the evens, if you are looking for warm weather, it will not happen. >> bundle up. especially this evening. it will be cool rapidly. everyone, take a look at show you what is going on, we will try to have a forecast for
with congress to reform the nsa program that collects telephone data mandating more transparency by the court. creating a team of private citizens including activists to review the program. chuck todd asked president obama if snowden is a leaker or a patriot. here is what he had to say. take a listen. >> i don't think he was a patriot. as i said in my opening remarks, i called for a thorough review of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made the leaks. >> reporter: now president obama also, for the first time, addressed his decision not to meet with russia's president, vladimir putin on the sidelines of the g-20 summit. a number of factors went into that decision, including edward snowden. he down played tension between him and his russian counter parts. >> i know the press likes to focus on body language. he's got that slouch, looking like the bored kid in the back of the classroom, but the truth is when we are in conversations together, oftentimes it's very productive. >> reporter: now, reaction to the president's new transparency measures came in swiftly before he finished speak
afternoon, everybody, please have a seat. >> he's trying to calm the controversy over nsa surveillance. he's still battling members of congress over obama care. >> the one unifying principle in the republican party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don't have health care. >> reporter: in martha's vineyard, president obama looking for a break from the heat. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> more guns are off bay area streets tonight thanks to a gun buyback program in oakland today. the organization youth uprising partnered with the oakland police department and an anonymous donor to host the event. residents were able to turn in guns with no questions asked. they received $200 cash for an assault weapon. they say while the gun buyback program will stop the violence, it can help. >> it seems good we're getting guns off the streets. we know every gun out there is a potential threat. >> the group said they plan another gurn buyback program by the end of the year. >>> a man was giving a girl a horse drawn carriage ride around noon today when the horse got spooked and took
until the president that was ousted is is officially put back in place. >>> the father of former nsa contractor edward snowden is planning visit his son in moscow. he wants to help his son fight the charges against him. >> reporter: edward snowden's father wants his son to have his day in american court. >> where my son chooses to live the rest of his life is his decision but i would like for him to be able to come back to the u.s. i believe that the truth will shine through. >> reporter: ron snowden plans to meet his son in moscow. to talk about the way to fight the charges. the 30-year-old has been granted asylum in russia for a year. his father is not open to a plea deal. >> the only deal will be true justice. >> reporter: snowden is accused of leaking information. his revelations sparked debate about u.s. surveillance practices and late last week president barack obama announced plans to make the programs more transparent and accountable. >> it sounds like americans are more comfortable and making them less safe. >> we are talking life and death and lived in new york and septe
details on how much the nsa is watching you online. >> the senseless shooting of an athlete in oklahoma sparks outrage in two countries. charlie talks tennis with defending u.s. open champ andy murray. can the brit make it two in a row? >> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> the report coming from the syrian rebels. scores upon scores of people have been killed. >> new claims of chemical weapons in syria. >> opposition leaders are saying that between 600 and 1,000 people were killed. the assad regime told television there is no truth whatsoever in the claim. >> this most certainly is a dreadful tragedy of epic proportions. >> a gunman opened fire at an elementary school just outside atlanta. >> hundreds of panics children then ran for safety. >> it's a good day, all of our children are safe. >> michael brandon hill exchanged fire with law enforcement before giving himself up. >> at the end of the day, all you want is your child to come home safe. >> nearly 50 major fires are burning in 11 western states. meant
an n.s.a. leaker edward snowden's journey any to asylum. a respected russian newspaper said he spent two days in the russian consulate in hong kong before trying to get to latin america and flew to now in june and then plans to go to cuba and bolivia. if that is true it suggests greater russian involvement in his efforts to escape american justice than the russian government has acknowledged. >> next, a tasty treat that is the air force's new target on illegal drugs. >> president's testimony just released, ford talking about the woman who try today assassinate him in sacramento. >> deal apple could be about to >> good morning to you, a look from our sutro camera to the beautiful lights of san francisco and the bay bridge. you know, if you look just at the top of your screen you can see the lights on at the eastern span of the bay bridge and it will be attached to the system with closures coming up. >> apple could pay you for your old phone. a tech website quotes sources saying that the company is going to launch a trade in program allowing owners of older iphones to upgrade to newer
. >>> britain's newspaper published more documents reveal the extent of the nsa surveillance program. edward snowden provided the documents. they show computer screen shots of the searches analysts perform. the nsa collected 42 billion records in a month in 2012. and stored the data on 700 servers at 150 sites around the world. >>> now at 6:00 p.m. a look at the steel pieces being made to fix the eastern span of the bay bridge. >> negotiations are underway but commuters are beginning to talk about plans in the event of a bart strike. >> could there be a new victim of the zodiac killer? why investigators think the zodiac killer may be linked to a cold case in lake tahoe. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >>> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> the solution to fixing the eastern span of the bay bridge now depends on steel saddles. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar got a look at how vitethal pieces are and how they are be dag vital the pieces are and how they are being made. >> the bolts can't h
america safe. karen was with group of demonstrators that say the nsa need to be reined in. >> >> reporter: a live lie group calling on local leaders to do more to protect the privacy of american citizens. >>> dangers to democracy are too great >> reporter: daniel exposed pentagon capers four decades ago, shedding light on america's policies in vietnam. he told a crowd of roughly 300 he identified strongly with edward snowden and manning. >> in the case of manning myself, we wanted to make people aware of the wars. ongoing war and hopelessness of it. in snowden's case, he was looking at violations of the constitution that are getting much debate and would never have done so without snowden's actions. >> reporter: this rally, organized by restore the force too many aim at the surveillance programs. supporters of them say it protects americans. >> you need to have a warrant, the warrant needs to have probable cause. you need to describe specific persons and things to be searched. you are what we have been learning about, the surveillance, follows none of these rules. >> reporter: this woman,
that is a good word for him. >> a former head of the nsa added to the storm of criticism against edward snowden today recording the nsa. he was unsure president obama could increase transparency saying some steps that will make americaens more comfortable will -- americans more comfortable will make them less safe. >>> president obama played golf this morning on martha's vineyard. the president and his family are staying on martha's vineyard till august 18. he will have no public appearances but receives daily briefing. >>> u.s. attorney general eric holder ilappear in san francisco tomorrow -- will aspear in san francisco tomorrow at the -- will aspear in san francisco tomorrow -- will appear in san francisco tomorrow morning at the american bar association. former secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to appear at the same meet -- same meeting tomorrow. >>> boat owners have a few days left to remove their boats because of low water levels. boats are usually pulled between october and december 1 when water is released for flood control but this year a lack of rain and snow melt conspi
to determine the fate of a woman clinging to a tree during friday night's mudslide. >>> the father of nsa leak erred ward snowden is planning on visiting his son in russia. he says snowden is not a traitor, and although he believes in the american justice sis stim he is not -- system he is not sure he wants him to stand trial. >> as a father i want my son to come home. >> today in an exclusive interview with abc's george steph knop police, the father of nsa leak erred ward snowden says plans have been made to reunite in russia. bruce fein is the family's lawyer and says it will happen very soon. >> we have visas and we have a date that we won't disclose right now. >> the purpose of the trip is to come up with a criminal defense against charges of espionage. >> what i would like is for this to be vetted in soap court for the american people to have all of the facts. >> but the elder snowden is not convinced his son could get a fair trial. >> when you consider many of the statements made by our leaders they have poisoned the well so to speak in terms of a potential jury pool. >> just friday pres
. >>> the father of nsa leak erred ward snowden is planning on visiting his son in russia. he says snowden is not a traitor, and although he believes in the american justice sis stim he is not -- system he is not sure he wants him to stand trial. >> as a father i want my son to come home. >> today in an exclusive interview with abc's george steph knop police, the father of nsa leak erred ward snowden says plans have been made to reunite in russia. bruce fein is the family's lawyer and says it will happen very soon. >> we have visas and we have a date that we won't disclose right now. >> the purpose of the trip is to come up with a criminal defense against charges of espionage. >> what i would like is for this to be vetted in soap court for the american people to have all of the facts. >> but the elder snowden is not convinced his son could get a fair trial. >> when you consider many of the statements made by our leaders they have poisoned the well so to speak in terms of a potential jury pool. >> just friday president obama had this to say. >> no, i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. t
ordered the nsa to stop doing? . >>> a man with a gun has targeted four concord businesses. i'll tell you what connects all four cases and give you a suspect description. >>> all right. we have traffic that's getting busy and one major area of san francisco, we have busy traffic. this is a look at 87, san jose. it's a little slow. >>> fog bank is getting busy as well. it's really flexing its muscle. what about the lightning? are we done? ♪ [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's american ingenuity to find new roads. ♪ the 2013 volt. charge ahead of the rest in the hov lane. ♪ . >>> welcome back. robbers hit four businesses in concord in less than a week. are the robberies connected? ktvu katie hugh is in concord with the latest detailings. good morning. >> i touched base with con court police a few minutes ago. they say the detective should be on duty in about an hour. w
after this new nsa leak. >>> the flames continue. the smoke is spreading, and bay area water is in jeopardy. this is one of the biggest fires in california history. the rim fire is destroying an area harmer than san jose and so combined. jodi hernandez joins us now. and this is far from over. what's the plan going into tonight now? >> reporter: well, they've got a lot of folks out here working on the fire line, as you mentioned. the destruction is really overwhelming. thousands and thousands of acres of wild land are now charred and blackened, as you can see. now among the losses, a popular camp run by the city of berkley. but tonight, firefighters point out that they have been aeb to save thousands of homes. and things seem to be moving in the right direction tonight. in fact, i am told that today was a relatively good day. as the sun came up against the smoke-filled sky, firefighters from across the state geared up for another tough day on the fire line. >> our number one thing out there is firefighter safety, okay, and the safety of the community. >> reporter: a san franci
on the intelligence committee say the nsa's controversial spy program is what picked up on messages sent among senior al qaeda operatives. the state department decided to keep 19 u.s. embassies and consulates in the muslim world closed through friday. they point to the al qaeda threat, major prison brea in the middle east and the ramadan coming to a close this week. less than two hours from now, secretary of state, john kerry, is slated with meet with military leaders, thousands of troops in the middle east and in europe are on high alert. why they say last year's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi is playing a role in this latest threat when i see you next. back to you. >> the state department's warnings are the reason why san francisco police are on high alert. there's no threat to san francisco but they are increasing patrols, focusing on government buildings and places of worship. they want everybody to keep an eye out for unusual activity. >> it's kind of unusual they are there. you ask yourself why. >> police say they are being proactive because it makes it easier for them to respo
and kremlin remain at odds on a variety of issues. the case of nsa leaker snowden may have been the breaking point. margaret brennan is at the state department. >> reporter: good morning. a deecision to cancel was unanimous. it signals u.s./russian relations are no longer in that period of reset. the state department said it simply was not worth president obama's time to meet face-to-face with vladimir putin. >> major issues were not teed up to make significant progress on the level of president to president summit. >> reporter: the white house signaled everything from a lack of progress on missile defense, arms control and security issues. the two countries back opposing sides in syria's civil war. another factor was edward snowden. and russia's disappointing decision to grant him temporary asylum. the kremlin also voiced its disappointment. this diplomatic snub will not break relations. it does show though that the white house will take a harder line. now, tomorrow there will be a test of that relationship. secretary of state kerry and secretary of de
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